• Registered Dietitian 2

    Location US-TX-CORPUS CHRISTI
    System ID
    76439
    Category
    Nutrition
    Relocation Type
    No
    Employment Status
    Full-Time
  • Unit Description

    Sodexo has an outstanding opportunity for a Registered Dietitian to come join their dynamic team at Corpus Christi Medical Center, Corpus Christi, TX.

    Corpus Christi Medical Center (CCMC) is the first hospital in Nueces County to earn The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval®, Disease-Specific Care Certification, for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement Surgery and is proud to be recognized for Excellence as a Top Performer in Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.

     

    Reporting to the Clinical Nutrition Manager ideal candidate will:

     

    • Have experience utilizing the nutrition care process, electronic medical records charting and will be responsible for conducting nutrition care and patient assessments for patients with a variety of disease states.
    • Demonstrate excellent communication and customer service skills. Be able to work well with physicians, nursing, and ancillary staff and collaboratively as part of a team, as well as independently and be outcome focused.
    • Participate in various Peformance Improvement projects including meal rounds and tray assessments.
    • Possess good time management skills, be a team-player and a self-starter.
    • Have prior experience in an acute care setting, critical care experience preferred.

    Position Summary

    Responsible for providing direct comprehensive nutrition services
    Key Duties
    -Directs nutrition care of special needs population to ensure nutrition needs and customer satisfaction levels are met.
    -Maintains and develops client relationships and client satisfaction to ensure account retention.
    -Manages, promotes, and educates others on food and nutrition programs according to Sodexo standards and policy.
    -Collaborates and communicates with culinary and clinical departments on established processes, special diets, and menu requests and probes potential problems and apprises manager of status on resolution of problems or issues, using appropriate Sodexo resource when necessary.
    -Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local regulations as well as Sodexo/client policies and procedures (e.g. Health Dept., HIPAA/Privacy Act, Joint Commission, quality assurance, safety, operations, and personnel) by keep abreast of the most recent nutrition-related trends, research, policy, certifications, and standards of practice.
    -Establishes operating standards, implements quality improvements and communicates them to other departments..

     

     

    Qualifications & Requirements

    Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree

    Basic Functional Experience - 1 year work experience in health care including hospitals, nursing homes, assisted or independent living facilities, long-term care, retirement homes, or clinics + registered dietitian

    Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

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